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Old 08-27-2011, 12:15 PM
Location: Grass Valley,CA.
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Originally Posted by Movin-on-up2011 View Post
lol, well Shia is cute, but that is all. I thought the casting of her didn't really fit. She is very beautiful of course but looked to perfect almost. But I get they were trying to cast opposite of Megan Fox.

Ever notice in movies that they have normal jobs/incomes but wonderful homes that they couldn't afford on their wages..I know..I know...It's just a movie but c'mon now.
Like a place in Malibu on a waitress's wages or a terrific apartment in NYC with no visible means of support (Friends)?
I have a landline with voicemail. And a cell so Im not a total geezer.
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Old 08-28-2011, 08:02 PM
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There are so many movies where this happens. Off the top of my head on movies I've seen lately, well in Transformers 3 for example, he's unemployed looking for a job and lives in a huge condo in DC, yea cheap lol! And in Planet of the Apes, they live in a beautiful San Francisco home. Yes I know he was a scientist or whatnot but his dad was a music teacher. No way he could afford that home. My sisters keeper, yea I know it's a little older, but the dad is a firefighter and they live in a beautiful California home. Um ok.
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Old 09-03-2011, 11:21 AM
Location: So Ca
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Originally Posted by sportsfangal View Post
I realize though that sometimes a message left on a machine is integral to the storyline.
This article showed the many movies whose plots would not exist today due to changing technology....even as recently as 1984's "The Terminator." (Looks like they left out "Dial M for Murder.")
Where would Alfred Hitchcock be with today's technology? - latimes.com
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Old 09-03-2011, 04:30 PM
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"You've got mail"..how would that work now, in the era of Smartphones? Would Meg just be addicted to her cell phone, always checking it for mail? That is really such a pathetic show...sorry, a smart, bright, career woman, going home each day to check for e mail from a stranger...how pathetic our society is now....really....and reality check....the guy, would have not bothered with all the e mail, he would have been out with babes...

I sort of miss having an answering machine. I never have anything to look forward to now, did he call, didn't he call...nope...he could call all the time...cell phones are hell, really.
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Old 09-03-2011, 06:28 PM
Location: North Carolina
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I keep one around just so I can dub my own version of Georges from Seinfeld

Seinfeld In HD - George's Answering Machine - YouTube
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